Flexible pumps offer upgrade to wearable technology

October 1st, 2023

The pumps woven into clothing. Most fluid-based wearable technologies require a large, inconvenient pump that is difficult to incorporate into clothing. Researchers at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne, Switzerland, have developed a solution: flexible, fiber-like pumps that can be woven or sewn into textiles. The pumps use charge injection electrohydrodynamics (EHD) to […]

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